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Broad Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

BH Photo #115005

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete pony truss bridge over Comanche Creek on Broad Street in Mason
Location
Mason, Mason County, Texas
Status
To be rehabilitated for pedestrian use
Future prospects
Programmed to be bypassed and preserved for pedestrian use with contract to be let August 2015.
History
Built 1918 by the Alamo Construction Co.
Builder
- Alamo Construction Co. of San Antonio, Texas
Design
Concrete howe pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.75268, -99.23136   (decimal degrees)
30°45'10" N, 99°13'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/477855/3402216 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Purdy Hill
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 141570B00300001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 36691 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 22, 2018: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status
  • December 15, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 7, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge to be bypassed.
  • February 2, 2012: Updated by W Schutz: Noted two simple truss spans
  • June 10, 2008: New photos from Historic American Engineering Record

Sources 

Comments 

Broad Street Bridge
Posted December 22, 2018, by John landis (Jlandis001 [at] austin [dot] rr [dot] com)

Was open to cars on previous visits to mason but we found it blocked and pedestrian only as of November 2018